Young Boy Stabbed for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

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Updated: August 4, 2015

A father is facing a charge of wounding after he stabbed a 16-year-old in the abdomen yesterday in Sandhill Village, Belize District.  Love News spoke with the Rural Executive Officer, Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster on the incident.

EDWARD BROASTER

“Yesterday we received a report of a stabbing incident. When we visited the scene, a 16-year-old was stabbed in Sandhill Village and he was taken to the KHMH where the doctor certified his injury as wounding. He got stabbed to his navel area. The individual that stabbed him is in custody and will be charged accordingly for the injuries that he inflicted on the minor. The circumstances leading to that stabbing was that he found him in his house doing something that he should not have been doing.”

RENEE TRUJILLO

“What would that be, sir? Stealing?”

EDWARD BROASTER

“I will not comment any further on it.”

RENEE TRUJILLO

“Since the young man was doing something he was not supposed to be doing, is he facing any kind of charges for doing what he was not supposed to be doing?”

EDWARD BROASTER

“Yes, he will be facing charges likewise.”

RENEE TRUJILLO

“And his current condition in the hospital?”

EDWARD BROASTER

“He has been discharged from the hospital already.”

Love News understands that the boy was caught in the man’s house having unlawful sexual intercourse with his 13-year-old daughter.